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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra closes its 39th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, with its spring concert, “The Majesty of Mahler,” in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. A free pre-concert lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Led by Music Director and Conductor Linc Smelser, the...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will open its 38th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma.” Supported in part by the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates, the performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO Music Director Linc Smelser will give a free pre-concert lecture at...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s fall concert, “French Impressions Redux,” is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. KSO musicians will celebrate two of the great composers of French Impressionist music, performing the “Mother Goose Suite” and “Pavane for a Dead Princess” by Maurice Ravel...
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The Illinois Council of Orchestras has announced that the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates is the 2012 recipient of the Guild of Year award. The KSA is an organization of community members whose mission is to support the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra, which is now in its 35th concert season. Orchestra Guild of the Year is one of...
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After a six-year hiatus from DeKalb, “The 3 Celli” will return at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, for an evening of special music to benefit the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Members of The 3 Celli are Linc Smelser, a cellist with the Grant Park Symphony; Steve Balderston, formerly a cellist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and currently...